{urls} is about handling URLs in (La)TeX documents, commonly by using the \url macro provided by the {url} and {hyperref} packages.

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How to overcome limitations of \url{}?

One major limitation of the url package is that "the argument must not contain unbalanced braces.". However I have the problem that sometimes URLs I have to include in my document do not satisfy this ...
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URL citation: Control breaks and add 'Accessed' as prefix text

Please consider the following BibTex reference output (source can be found below): I am using \bibliographystyle{plain} as the output fits the requirements of a paper I'm writing. I tried natbib, ...
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Using URL in a LaTeX bibtex file

I'm using bibtex for my bibliography in LaTeX. I would like to use URL's and I need to cite. How do I add URLs into the .bib file. Also, I am using chicago as a bibliographystyle. I wrote the ...
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.bib file causes build crash, url error

I have this code in my .bib file: @misc{akcelerometry, author = {Prof. Ing. Miroslav Husák, CSc.}, title = "Akcelerometry {[online]}", url = ...
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Showing last accessed / urldate field with babelbib

Apparently babelbib displays the last accessed/urldate field by default, but it doesn't seem to work for me. I tried to change the bibliographystyle, but that didn't fix it either. In addition I can't ...
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Type '{' '}' in url

I would like to type brace symbol inside a URL using the url or hyperref package. Is there a way to do that ? (the idea is to typeset REST-like URL, as for example, http://foo.bar/orders{orderID}
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How to change the font of a URL from \ttfamily to Euclid? [duplicate]

I would like to include a clickable URL in a text written in LaTeX. For that I included the package hyperref. The result obtained by \url gives a clickable link written in \ttfamily (the default ...
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Automating the appearance of email addresses as images

Publishing pdf manuscripts on the web with emails embedded in the file results in spam. More generally, I am looking for a way to automate the conversion of a string to an image. It's quite easy to ...
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How to make url in footnote clickable?

How to make url in footnote clickable? Currently I have: \paragraph{Some text \protect\footnote{xyz available at \protect\url{https://someplace.org}}} The footnote appears just fine but nothing ...
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biblatex: make “authors” hyperlink to DOIs, URL or ISBN and url breaklink issue in hyperref

This is a follow up question to biblatex: Make title hyperlink to doi url (if available) and biblatex: make title hyperlink to DOIs, URL or ISBN! First , I have an issue with breaklinks=true ...
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Line goes out of paragraph, when I give hyperlink

I'm trying to hyperlink \url{http://brollace.blogspot.de/2012/03/havok-tutorial-content-tools-part-1.html.}, but when I compile it, the line goes out of the boundary of paragraph. Can anybody knows ...
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Is it possible to strip the protocol in \url?

I would like to have commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blue_Unknot.png as text for the link https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blue_Unknot.png As I want line-breaking, I can't use ...
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Links don't compile properly on pdflatex

For some reason, I can't get a link to generate when I use the \hyperref package with pdfLaTeX compiler. \hyperref[this is link text]{www.google.com} yields only a plain unformatted "www.google.com" ...
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Biblatex: use doi only if there is no URL

Is there a way to insert a doi of an entry only in case it is missing a URL field? It happens a lot that the doi and URL are essentially the same, and inserting them both yields a redundancy. I am ...
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Problem with references! Need to line-break urls

I am writing a paper and I have already added the references through bibtex. There is something I don't like about the online references, they get to stretched out, from one side of the page to the ...
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«Undefined reference» when using an URL in Bibtex

I'm trying to cite a Webpage in a latex report but it always fails during the compilation. Here is my .tex : \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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how to deal with Long URL in LaTeX

I am a green hand in LaTeX. I sought online and found a lot of posts about the question I asked. However, I cannot follow their instructions. Could anyone give me a hand ? (OS is ubuntu 12.04.) The ...
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How can I use natbib and make my reference list resemble apalike?

My question is related to here and here, but I could not yet find a satisfying answer. I will use the same example from this post. I like the apalike reference style but I have trouble with breaking ...
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Conflict between eplain urls and pgf(math)

I tried to insert a hyperlink with xetex and eplain, and here is what happens. \input eplain \enablehyperlinks \input pgfmath \href{http://www.google.com}{google} \bye prints this weird error in ...
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retain only the domain name of url and print in bibliography as organisation

How can I define a command to retain only the domain name of a link e.g. http://www.google.com/search?=bang will give only google.com and display it as organisation field for a url reference? Many ...
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How to adjust \UrlFont according to its placement (footnote vs. bibliography)?

In my previous post I learned how to make the URL and DOI font smaller. However there is an issue with the URL font size in footnotes specifically, because the font size is already smaller there. When ...
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How to fix the URL and DOI font? Say, make it smaller

I am using Biblatex to handle the full citations in footnotes and the bibliography. With @online Bibtex/Biblatex entries, I understand the DOI and URL fields in a citation need to be in some special ...
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Why is hyperref inverting URL /'s to a backslash

This code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{center} ...
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Citing a url with bibtex using \url does not show url [closed]

I am using BibTeX with ieeetran.bst to format my bibliography and I would like to cite a URL. Initially I tried using the following code: @electronic{Nobelprize.org2009, Author = ...
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How to solve problem with url and hyperref packages?

I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{url} \usepackage[colorlinks=true,urlcolor=blue]{hyperref} %Hyperlinks \begin{document} Fatal error: Call to undefined method ...
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Crawler Resistance Email Address

So I have my CV publicly available on my website and it has both my email address on it, and the email addresses of my references. In the interest of protecting my self and them from spam, I was ...
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Space is sometimes gobbled with microtype and url

I experimented with condensing URLs slightly and thought everything worked fine, until I noted a problem in the final proofreading. The first "this" in the following minimal example seems to have no ...
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Clickable URL gets segmented by the new line? [duplicate]

In my reference, I have a clickable link. It is cut into two lines automatically. Problem comes when I click it. When I click it, the part in the 2nd line is not included. I am directed to the ...
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Inserting a clickable URL into moderncv not working anymore

I tried inserting a clickable URL into ModernCV but somehow the output doesn't feature a clickable URL. This has worked in the past(on Ubuntu 12.04; with few changes such as including hyperref. Not ...
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url in footnote spans two pages

In my document LaTeX has chosen to continue a long footnote on the next page. That's usually just fine. But in this case the page break in the footnote is inside a url, so the whole second page is a ...
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Left-aligning URL with line breaks in bibliography

URLs break fine in my bibliography. My problem is that they are justified which creates a gap between "URL:" and the URL itself (see below). Is there a way to left align only the URL? I am using ...
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How to test if I'm currently in a footnote or not

Is there a way to test if the current point is inside or outside a footnote? The use case I have in mind is to provide two versions of a document, a "screen" one and a "printed" one and I'd like in ...
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Can I define a variable that contains a URL (youtube) and call \includemedia with it?

I can successfully embed a video in my latex file using a syntax like this: \documentclass[10pt,letterpaper]{book} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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LyX and BibDesk (OS X): Citation of URLs in footnotes and bibliography doesn't work

I have a problem concerning citation of URLs in LyX with BibDesk. Whenever I try to cite a URL, for example an entry in Wikipedia, LyX only gives me a question mark ("?") in my footnote and no entry ...
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How can I break a long URL in bibliography

I have a problen with a long url on LaTeX, I want to break it but I don't know how. The line in LaTeX is: \bibitem{} Information Intel 8085: \\ ...
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Bibtex webpage citations, including journal and title?

I'm working on a LaTeX bibliography using natbib and apa-good.bst that includes a number of web sources, including both websites and newspaper articles published online. Based on other responses on ...
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Bibliography: cleanest way (no bib encoding!) to add URLs and their related info?

I use LaTeX for writing my thesis and I'm trying to come up with a clean and elegant bibliography format for web page references. I've been searching and trying different things for hours, but none ...
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\url{} links with percent (%) signs and overfull hbox error

I have looked at the first comment to this question on % in urls and found that I didn't need to type \ ahead of each %. However, in WinEdt 7.1, everything from the first % in the first URL is now ...
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DOI link with special characters [closed]

I use the bibtexstyle statto which gives a hyperlink of the DOI to the respective site. For the title it seems to take preferentially the url provided in the bibtex file. I have few DOIs of the form ...
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How to create a double underscore with no space in between?

I want to add a link to my link of citations, and in the link there are several places where there are two consecutive underscores. Using the usual _ for an underscore, I did this: \_\_ ...
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Lyx: How to add option to package automatically load

I got the problem, that links in \url only break in LyX when there is a \ character in it. I found the solution to add \usepackage[hyphens]{url} to my preamble. But the problem is, LyX loads the ...
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How to deal with % sign in url when using hyperref and bibentry

In few of my citations I have a % sign in the url, which gives a problem when I use the bibentry environment (Paragraph ended before \BR@c@bibitem was complete). How can I deal with the % sign? ...
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Hyperlink in moderncv with acrobat reader

The hyperref in moderncv for urls and the email address cannot be opened with adobe acrobat reader. The links are working in other pdf readers. It's only an issue with moderncv opened in adobe acrobat ...
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Footnote horizontal spacing of text within footnotes [duplicate]

I'm having a problem with some of my footnotes. Many of them which span multiple lines have this odd spacing between words. I've attached a screenshot of a PDF for a better explanation. In this you ...
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LaTeX on the reference including the wave line

There is a reference I have to use, which is just an URL but there is a wave line (tilde) located in the middle of the URL. I don't know how to express it exactly. The code I used now is as follows: ...
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Hyperref with pagebackref requires manual escaping of percentage signs in URLs

URLs in bibliography items with a %20 (to represent a space) work fine with the package hyperref as long as the option pagebackref is not used. If it is used, Latex fails with: xxx.bbl:xx: Paragraph ...
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How to avoid the “http:” part in hyperref's \url?

is it possible to use the \url command from the hyperref package with "shorthand" URLs, e.g. \url{ipython.org} instead of \url{http://ipython.org} ? It seems that the former would only link to ...
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How can I open an online .pdf to a specific page from a LaTeX generate .pdf from footnote? [duplicate]

I'm try to open a .pdf to a specific page from my pdf generate using pdflatex, this is a valid urlthat do what I want in my browser: http://www.icomos.org/charters/venice_e.pdf#page=4 #page=4 ...
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Hyperref package. Is there any way to include multiple url addresses in one word (or in any given set of words)? [duplicate]

For example, you can write the following if you want the word ''LINK'' to be clickable and you want to be redirected to Wikipedia every time you click on ''LINK'': ...
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Problem while using \href the “%” sign creates problem [duplicate]

I am using \href{http://abcd/x/y%z/abcd.html} but % creates problem. It is getting commented after % but I have % in my address, and \% did not work.